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Hey. I just wanna make this short and sweet. All I wanna know is why I can't install/update wireless adapter drivers on Vista 64 bit but it works on 32 bit? On my wireless adapter box, it doesn't say Vista compatible (only XP and 2000) but if 32 bit Vista works, 64 bit should. Because when I do a fresh install of Vista for an example, all I do is update the driver in device manager then I'm on the net but with 64 bit it don't work. And how can I find out the manufacturer of my wireless adapter? Or brand etc. It came in a BT box, a small one. Just says Wireless USB adapter. I dunno if BT has a driver section.
 
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you'll need a different driver set for 32bit and 64bit vista that'll be why the drivers aren't working for 64bit.

Look at the label on the bottom of the router may have more manufacturer info on there, and if all else fails post a picture of it, someone might recognise the model
 

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Bottom of my wireless adapter or the router downstairs?
 
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sry i meant adapter, said the wrong thing there :eek:
 

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Just says BT Voyager 1055.
 

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I gave you a thanks xD!